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JSON Web Token (JWT) is an encoding standard for tokens that contain a JSON data payload. The payload can be signed and encrypted.
 
JSON Web Token (JWT) is an encoding standard for tokens that contain a JSON data payload. The payload can be signed and encrypted.
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JWT defines a compact and self-contained mechanism for transmitting data between parties in a way that can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed. Additionally, the encoding rules of a JWT also make these tokens very easy to use within the context of HTTP.

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Overview

JSON Web Token (JWT) is an encoding standard for tokens that contain a JSON data payload. The payload can be signed and encrypted.

JWT defines a compact and self-contained mechanism for transmitting data between parties in a way that can be verified and trusted because it is digitally signed. Additionally, the encoding rules of a JWT also make these tokens very easy to use within the context of HTTP.